Oh What a Night: MSC OPAS Presents ‘Jersey Boys’

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Tickets are on sale now to the Aggieland premiere engagement of the Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing Rudder Auditorium Feb. 22-26. Tickets for Jersey Boys start at $20 and are available at the MSC Box Office, (979) 845-1234, and online at www.MSCOPAS.org.

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(l to r) Drew Seeley, Aaron De Jesus, Matthew Dailey, Keith Hines and the Company of JERSEY BOYS Photo: Jeremy Daniel

Performances are Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. 22-26. There will be performances at 7:30pm Wednesday through Saturday and 1pm Saturday and Sunday.

Jersey Boys is part of the Main Stage series presented by MSC OPAS. The run is sponsored locally by Tom & Mary Kirk of McGregor.

Directed by two-time Tony® Award-winner Des McAnuff, Jersey Boys won the 2006 Tony® Award for Best Musical, the 2006 Grammy Award® for Best Musical Show Album, the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Musical, and the 2010 Helpmann Award for Best Musical (Australia). Jersey Boys is written by Academy Award®-winner Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music by Bob Gaudio, lyrics by Bob Crewe, and choreography by Sergio Trujillo.

Jersey Boys is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sound and sold 175 million records worldwide — all before they were 30. The show features all their hits including “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Oh What A Night,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” and “Working My Way Back To You.”

Jersey Boys opened at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway to critical acclaim on Nov. 6, 2005, running 11 Record-Breaking Years and becoming the 12th longest running show in Broadway history. The boys said goodbye to Broadway on Jan. 15. The Jersey Boys U.S. National Tour opened to rave reviews in San Francisco on Dec. 1, 2006, and is still breaking house records in cities across North America. Jersey Boys is also currently playing in London, and tours of the United Kingdom and Australia will begin the end of 2017 and 2018 respectively. Jersey Boys worldwide has been seen by more than 24 million people.

The Jersey Boys design and production team comprises Klara Zieglerova (Scenic Design), Jess Goldstein (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (winner of the 2006 Tony® Award for his Lighting Design of Jersey Boys), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Design), Michael Clark (Projections Design), Charles LaPointe (Wig and Hair Design), Steve Orich (Orchestrations), and Ron Melrose (Music Supervision, Vocal/Dance Arrangements & Incidental Music).

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(l to r) Aaron De Jesus and Drew Seeley Photo: Jeremy Daniel

Jersey Boys is produced by Dodger Theatricals, Joseph J. Grano, Tamara and Kevin Kinsella, Pelican Group, with Latitude Link and Rick Steiner.

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Jersey Boys, produced by Bob Gaudio, was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The cast recording is available on Rhino Records. Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Broadway Books) is the official handbook to the smash Broadway hit. Seasons Greetings: A Jersey Boys Christmas, a holiday CD featuring international cast members of Jersey Boys, produced by Bob Gaudio, is available on Rhino Records.

Visit the Jersey Boys website at www.JerseyBoysTour.com.


Featured Photo: (l to r) Drew Seeley, Matthew Dailey, Aaron De Jesus and Keith Hines; Photo: Jeremy Daniel